I Am More Sensitive Than I Let On

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    Im A Sensitive Person!!

    its just cos im a man, that i dont tell anyone about how sensitive a person i am, but sometimes all it takes is for someone to say something (that people ordinarilly wouldnt be hurt or upset by) to hurt me. but i dont say anything, and i just act as though everything is ok!! i...
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 27, 2012

    Sensitive But Not Susceptible

    As time passes by... my soul becomes more and more sensitive. But only my dearest persons can recognize it. I never cried while watching a film...and now? Now my eyes suddenly become wet and a tear is formed in the corner.... after a while teardrops fall down my face.... and it...
    bublina bublina
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    Yes I Am..  I'm Wa...

    Yes I am..  I'm way too sensitive for my own good.
    justANNIE justANNIE
    46-50, F
    Aug 11, 2008

    Im a Bit Hormonal :)

    i cant help it..sometimes i feel nothing at all.... and other times i find myself crying over the stupidest things..granted i only gave birth 6 months ago but normally..keeping myself together emotionally is not a problem for me! (i think its a big coincidence that ive had to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 5, 2007

    Helpless

    So today my parents and I were sitting in the TV room and I made a comment on a political commercial that came on TV, not knowing that would start an argument because my parents apparently didn't agree with me. Long story short, my dad ended up saying, "Well, you're just gonna...
    stoggs032 stoggs032
    13-15, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2012

    I never like telling anyone how bad I may feel,

    but sometimes I just have to let it all out! The stuff I hear around my family just hurts me sometimes...
    JuniorT0 JuniorT0
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jun 29, 2015

    If People Only Knew

    I wonder sometimes what would be the result if people only knew how much their flippant comments truly hurt? I'm not made of stone. Yes I put myself between the devil and the deep blue sea sometimes. But usually that's because I know that others are being hurt and I figure I can...
    Tzech Tzech
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Jul 23, 2008

    Yes

    Someone certainly knows that first hand....   Lol Okay, so I'm not always sensitive. But, I certainly have my days when I just blow everything out of proportion. (If you are commenting....well....you'd better watch it.) LOL
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

    Most Definately.

      I spent years hiding emotion and feeling. They are all there, just under the skin. Ya, I guess you could say faccade. I try to not hide them so hard, but when I do show them, I usually end up getting hurt.
    Percheron Percheron
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2008

    Lots More

    I'm very sensitive, but I hate drama and I hate hurting people's feelings. So if someone hurts me, I pretend it doesn't bother me. Inside I never forgive them for it.
    Tamytha Tamytha
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2012

    Words linger through out my mind,

    things that shouldn't be bothering me yet sometimes they come up.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence
    16-17, M
    1 Response Oct 30, 2015

    Underneath It All

    I grew up in a very tough household, so being sensitive wasn't a good thing. So I always appear much tougher on the outside than I really am. I don't think people realize how personally I tend to take some things. Now, don't get me wrong, I don't take offense to every little...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 11, 2008

    Want To Express My Sensitive Side

    I know i am only able to say any of this because no one here knows me. I am the person that anyone can joke around with I have thick skin they say. A person has to be tough in the secuirty forces career field even more so being a female in a male dominanted field. I am able to...
    Shine17 Shine17
    22-25, F
    Mar 30, 2010

    I honestly act like nothing effects me

    and my own friends legit think I have no feelings, if they only knew i actually do get hurt
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 7, 2015

    I Sure Am.lol I Hide My&nbs...

    I sure am.lol I hide my true feelings quite often.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 11, 2008

    Reserved

    a journey hidden. the lips, the mouths and the verbs, adjectives and statements projected from mouths of justice and some immoral. a distinctive take on the learning cycle. i like to listen to how people and peers react. accusations of being shy are clearly mistaken. hand in hand...
    tessagirl tessagirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 1, 2009

    Sensitive Woman.

    My boyfriend (And others) say I'm very sensitive and I need to stop letting things get to me. It's not my fault that everything hurts my feelings. That don't mean i'm weak. That means I have a heart. I hate seeing commericials about dying patients with cancer or any other sick...
    Kaykay89 Kaykay89
    22-25, F
    Jan 26, 2013

    Be Strong

    I am a very sensitive person, but I put on the tough act. I wouldnt let you know something hurt me, I would just get back at you. I wish I could show my sensitive side, but then that would show weakness on my part.
    LipstickandBruises LipstickandBruises
    26-30, F
    Jun 11, 2008

    I Am More Sensitive Than I Let On

    it seems to me that anything a girl can say to me play,es an important role in my daily life whether it be good or bad and they can either make me or break me because i am very soft and sensitive than i let on and some words can sting so bad that i am really hurt for the whole...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 12, 2008

    Don't Want People to Know

     I don't like letting people know when they have affected me. or offended me. I try to brush it off when i hear that my friends mom says she thinks i lack common sense. I brush it off when im told that people think im going to get pregnant really young accidentally. again...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jun 27, 2008

    Don't Like For People to See Me Cry

    When growing up I was taught by my dad that crying is a weakness, so I stopped crying in front of people. The other day my guy said something on the phone that made me cry (tears of release and happiness) and if he was aware of me crying he didn't let on.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 12, 2008

    I Am Sensitive, Is It Bad?

    I cry easilly. I cry when I am sad, cry when i am angry, cry when i feel hopeless. I cry a lot. Tears are my best friends. I hate it when people criticise me heartlessly in public about my looks, the thing i am most insecure about. Some people are really judgemental. They call...
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Mar 18, 2011

    I Wasn't Always This Sensitive

    When I was younger, I was much less sensitive. My brother would call me names, yell at me, my parents would get mad at me, and I really didn't have a reaction. I would watch sad movies and just think "that's sad" whereas everyone around me was crying. I don't really know what...
    alygal1331 alygal1331
    18-21, F
    Apr 30, 2013

    Shh...

     And know that I only share this because I'm anonymous...  But stupid things make me cry all the time.  I'll read some inspirational story and I'll be all misty eyed before I know it.  One time I read a story about a beluga whale that saved someone from...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Oct 2, 2009

    The Bottle

    I've always been a very sensitive person, but if you knew me on a daily basis you would probably say otherwise. I'm much like a bottle, with the ability to contain my emotions. I'm used to wonder why I couldn't seem to stop doing this, but rather than consider it a curse I...
    Sparklepaws Sparklepaws
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 31, 2009

    I Only Act Tough

    A lot of people think that I am made out of stone and have a brick instead of a heart. They think that Nothing ever gets me down and I have no feelings. But inside I do. I may come up with a sarcastic remark when someone puts me down. But inside I am shattered. I may act like I...
    turtlemusic28 turtlemusic28
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 4, 2008

    I Don't Let On

    I have an attitude that you should accept me as is ... and i'll accept you the same. That's what I do all the time. But to be honest, I may walk away smiling and show no hurt at your remarks or insinuations ... but inside I do cry. Cry cause I am not accepted and your words...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Sep 26, 2008

    At Least I Think I Am

    I can be just as b*tchy as the next girl...most of the time things don't bother me,...i just brush comments off with sarcastic comebacks, humor, etc.   Then there are those random times when i'm such a freaking girl and everything bothers me and i just wanna cry about...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jul 23, 2008

    Let everything that's been planned come true.

    Let them believe. And let them have a laugh at their passions. Because what they call passion actually is not some emotional energy, but just the friction between their souls and the outside world. And most important, let them believe in themselves. Let them be helpless like...
    AndreiTarkovsky AndreiTarkovsky
    26-30, M
    May 3, 2014

    Am I Am Being Too Sensitive?

    A few days ago, I was told by a friend that an aquantance said I was "Hard on the eyes". He didn't defend me so I guess he thinks so too. I dress nice, wear minimal makeup and jewelry but I am overweight and 60 years old. I have tried to get past it but that really...
    curiousitykilledthecat curiousitykilledthecat
    56-60, F
    3 Responses May 1, 2010

    I feel like everyone matters more to me

    than I do to them. I'm scared to open up and really talk cause I think I'll lose them and I can't but they'd be fine without me
    Gsdlover7 Gsdlover7
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 29, 2015

    Trying to Be a Rock For Others

    I am really more sensitive than I let on.  At least I believe I show a strong front... When people are upset about matters of the heart, I understand their pain.  I let them cry on my shoulder and then I offer a logical solution to their problem.  (I tend to be...
    Yohanna Yohanna
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2008

    most people look at my face

    and thanks to my dads genes, think i have a bad attittude. but im actually sensitive and easy to get along with.
    razgrizizzy razgrizizzy
    26-30, M
    Mar 7, 2015

    Be Nice.

    People don't think I'm that sensitive because I don't let anyone see it.  I feel like I'm being weak when I do that, and I don't want that weakness feeling so I bury it.  I hide my emotions
    DistantDreamer DistantDreamer
    18-21
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2008

    3 Ppl Set It As a "Goal" =)

    Ha, I even had a slight hesitation, when clicked "Me Too" to enter this group. But I admit it - I'm a ***** lol. I get all angry, nervous, "leave me alone" and ****, when instead I'd rather cry... And I do, when I finally am alone.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 1, 2009
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